Ethiopia: Jovago Opens New Office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Online hotel booking portal Jovago has announced the opening of an office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia this May. The office will be the company's first in Ethiopia, in a move aimed at bringing service development and business management closer to the Ethiopian market.

Jovago's presence comes in response...

South Africa: Tea Industry Urged to Share Benefits With Khoi, San

The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) has urged the Rooibos and Honeybush tea industries to engage with the Khoi and San communities to negotiate benefit sharing agreements, following the findings of a commissioned report.

Chief director of communications for the DEA Albi...

South Africa: Africa's Worst New Internet Censorship Law Could be Coming to South Africa


Only once in a while does an Internet censorship law or regulation come along that is so audacious in its scope, so misguided in its premises, and so poorly thought out in its execution, that you have to check your calendar to make sure April 1 hasn't come around again. The D...

Angola: "Great News Indeed": Trial of Angolan Investigative Journalist Ends

Index on Censorship welcomes the end of investigative journalist's trial on criminal defamation charges.

The trial of Index award winning investigative journalist Rafael Marques de Morais ended 21 May 2015 after the charges were dropped.

“Great news indeed,” Marques de Morais told Index.

“In light of a...